Clean-up Event Postponed to 02 March 2013

The Annual Clean-up Event of Save the Beach is re-scheduled for Saturday, 02 March 2013. Cleaning will start at 9.00 in the morning. A traditional lunch of Mas Bai and Theluli Rihaakuru will be served to all participants – along with entertainment on the beach. There will be music from morning onwards with the last entertainment […]

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Bin Donations Open

Rate 1 Dustbin 1700 MRF A Pair (2 Bins) 3400 MRF A pair of dustbins are used One for recyclable items, and One for non-recyclable waste. The dustbin size we are looking for is 3 feet in height and 1.5 feet across. The name of contributor will appear on the lid of the dustbin permanently in […]

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Thank you Timber House

Thank you timber house for the very generous timber donations for the signboards.

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Waste Stats

Plastics were definitely the most commonly found items on the beach. But since all the items are noted in weight it may seem misleading. Nappies (classified under hazardous waste) were found in quite a large amount just over 8 KG, a lot considering most of the nappies we found were already dried out. Food waste […]

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Pictures from the Beach Waste Audit

Waste Audit Site 3 – Waste from Swimming Area Audit Site 2 – Shoreline Vegetation Belt (Heylhi)

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Official Endorsement from the Environment Ministry

We have finally received the official endorsement from the Ministry of Environment and Energy.

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Waste Audit for Vili Beach

A waste audit will be done on Saturday 15 December 2012 for the beach to determine what gets dumped on the beach. The data collected will be insightful and will help us determine the recycling and waste management requirements for the beach. According to the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) a litter audit has not been […]

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Renewable energy battle in America

Its the same story everywhere in the world. The big fossil fuel companies keep trying to make renewable energy sound unreliable and expensive. They are trying to go as far as introducing legislation guising them with tags such as ” electricity freedom act”, which claims renewables threatens electric grid reliability and increases cost of doing business  When in […]

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Re-launching Save the Beach – Villingili

Since 2008, members of Save the Beach – Villingili have lobbied with the government authorities to sustainably clean the beaches of Villingili. Save the Beach has finally managed to get the council onboard with the importance of conserving and maintaining the only natural beach left for use by more than 33% of Maldivians. Save the Beach, […]

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